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Gladys M. Derrickson

AGE: 96 • Ocean City

Derrickson, Gladys M, 96, of Ocean City, NJ and formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on October 14, 2015 surrounded by her family. Gladys was born in Centerville, Maryland and graduated from Claymont High School in Delaware in June 1937. After high school she attended Delaware State College of Beauty and then opened her own shop in Claymont, DE. In 1940 she married Charles H. Derrickson and she and Charles enjoyed 67 years of marriage.

Gladys is survived by her daughter Bette Lou (Lawrence) Hopkins, her three grandchildren David (JoAnne) Hopkins, Michael Hopkins, Kate (Anthony) Grecco and 6 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Charles and her brother Roy S Moore Jr. Her services will be private at the convenience of her family.

Arrangements by The Godfrey Funeral Homes of Ocean City/Palermo. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, PA.

Published in The News Journal on Oct. 16, 2015
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